War of the Worlds (titled Mickey Mouse in the War of the Worlds in the original Italian) is a comic story written by Alessandro Sisti, penciled by Maria Luisa Uggetti and inked by Tiberio Colantuoni. It features Mickey Mouse (as Mickey), Goofy (as Mr O'Goofy), Minnie Mouse (as Minnie), Chief O'Hara (as Inspector O'Hara), and the fictional Wellsian Martians, also mentioning Herbert George Wells.
Mickey Mouse and friends star in an adaptation of Herbert George Wells's gripping tale of a Martian invasion of Earth at the end of the 19th century — with Mickey as a hapless Englishman trying to live through the chaos of the eight-legged extraterrestrials stomping through the land in their fearsome Tripods…
- The film in which Mickey & Co. star in is an adaptation of the book War of the Worlds.
- Mickey's character, also named Mickey, lives in England in the village of Maybury Hill.
- The technology used by the Wellsian Martians includes heat rays and Tripods.
- Herbert George Wells and his War of the Worlds had previously been mentioned in Mars and Beyond (1957).
Behind the scenesEdit
This story was first printed in January of 1987 in the Italian Topolino #1625 and #1626, and was released in English on the ComiXology website.